Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp

Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp

Purusottomopur is a small village sandwiched between the famous Mandarmoni Beach and Pichaboni Estuary. The uniqueness of this place is the carpet of red crabs that spreads all along the beach. the number is so huge that people call it the 'lal-kakra beach' ('red-crab beach'). However we call our camp Paper Boat Backpackers' camp because chasing after the red crabs, splashing in the pool and all the fun activities will bring back your childhood to you. So ride in a Paper Boat and come join us at Backpackers' Camp.


  • Where to Stay and What to Eat at PAPER BOAT BACKPACKERS' CAMP? 

While Paper Boat gives you serenity of the sea, Izifiso Backpackers’ Camp gives you stay option in Family Tents (Rs. 1200/- per head per day) right now, The campsite has two common western toilets cum bath with 24 hours running water. We have a community centre cum dining space where you can enjoy your food. In the evening, enjoy campfire stories with a plate full of delicious chicken barbeque or fried fish (not included in package). Gazebo are there to relax you while the sea breeze soothes your tired soul. 


 11:00 A.M: Check in Welcome Drinks (Nimbu Pani / Coconut Water)

01:30 P.M : Lunch (Rice, Dal, Brinjal fry, Vegetable Curry, Fish Curry)

06:00 P.M : Evening Snacks (Pakora, Puffed Rice, Tea)

09:00 P.M : Dinner (Rice / Roti, Vegetable Curry, Chicken Curry)

(Next Day)

08:00 A.M : Breakfast (Puri, Vegetable Curry, Boiled Egg, Tea)

  • How to reach Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp ?

  • Reach Chawlkhola by bus  (Rs. 250/- for AC and Rs. 100/- for Non-AC from Dharmatala).

  • Take motor van or auto or toto to campsite (Rs. 30/- per head).

  • What to do at Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp ?

When you are at Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp we give you the best opportunity to enjoy a beach stay while you make new friends and share wonderful stories. While beach cycling or volleyball is something that you definitely shouldn’t miss but campfire with chicken barbeque is the best part of our camp. Witness the most beautiful sunrise and sunset and take a night walk on the beach under a million stars with the waves crashing at your feet.

You can join our team and explore the local area, mainly the fisherman colony. You can also plan a bird watching walk.

  • How Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp helps the local community ?

Being an integral part of responsible tourism, Izifiso always focuses on lending a helping hand in developing the places they touch. In Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp, Izifiso is employing only the local people for all the areas where manpower is needed. This helps in woman empowerment and overall betterment of the livelihood of the people, making them more confident.

We also try to work for education of local children with an idea to set an educational center in the area in near future.

  • Where is Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp?

Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp is situated near Purusattampur, 7 Km from Famous mandarmoni Beach. It is very close to Pichaboni Estuary. You will find Mousuni Island Backpackers’ Camp in the salt region of Dadan Patra Bar (Click here for Google location).


  • How to reach Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp from Kolkata?

Reach Chawlkhola by bus > take one motor van/ toto/ Auto directly up to Backpackers’ Camp.


  • What is the distance from Kolkata to Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp?

Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp is approximately 170 km from the City of Joy, Kolkata.


  • How can I book the Backpackers’ Camp and what is the booking cost?

You can book directly from Izifiso site by clicking “BOOK PAPER BOAT BACKPACKERS’ CAMP” in the camp section. Click on your stay option to check availability in your dates and then click on the “Book Your Stay Now” button and fill in the details. In case you are trying to book from mobile you will have to check availability directly from booking page. 


  • What does Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp trip package include?

Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp focuses mainly on experience. Once your booking is done we will take care of your stay and food. We serve packaged drinking water in our campsite for and organize campfire regularly after sunset. You can add chicken barbeque during your campfire by paying extra and for that you have to inform our camp-in-charge well in advance. Evening beach walk or Bath at Backpackers' pool can be a very good addition to your stay at Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp.


  • What are the different kinds of accommodation available in Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp ?

       Izifiso Backpackers’ Camp gives you  stay options in family tents right now.

  • Family Tents - Maximum 3 people can stay easily in these tents. Rs. 1200/- per head per day including stay, food, campfire and packaged drinking water.


  • Do I need to pay full amount in advance for booking of Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp?

During booking you will get 2 options : Half and Full payment. If you choose half payment option, you have to pay the remaining amount before the day of your trip. We try avoid spot booking and cash collection at Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp.


  • What are the Washroom & Toilet facilities on the Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp?

 In camp site we have 2 western toilets with 24 hours running water. We maintain and clean toilets regularly. 


  • Can we expect electricity in the Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp?

 Yes. We have electricity in our campsite but try to consume minimum energy as possible. We don’t have power backup as off now. We provide cooler fan and charging point in each tent.


  • What kind of food is served in the Camp? Should we have to carry any food ourselves?

 Izifiso serves lunch, dinner, evening snacks and breakfast (fixed menu) for every backpacker in our camp. If you want to add or change something in your menu, you have to inform camp-in-charge well in advance which again depends upon market availability.

Yes, you can carry foods, if you want to. We only provide foods as mentioned in our website.


  • Do we have to carry water with us for camping?

Izifiso provides packaged drinking water at campsite for regular consumption. Still, you can carry water, if you want to.


  • Will the Backpackers’ Camp provide us with Sleeping Bag or Bedding materials in the tents/huts?

Yes, Izifiso Backpackers’ Camp will provide sleeping materials like adequate amount of mattress, pillow, bed sheet and blanket.


  • Is  camping in Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp safe for solo female/male traveler?

Yes. Backpackers from many countries in the world and cities from India have visited and stayed at our campsite. They recommended our campsite safe for everyone. Our camp-in-charge will always be there to help you if required.


  • Is Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp family & kid friendly?

Yes. We love kids playing and roaming around our campus. So if you love adventure then you can bring your family and kids with you, we are sure they will enjoy our campsite (Click for review). 


  • What is the best time to visit Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp?

Paper Boat Backpackers' Camp is a nature lovers paradise and nature has different looks aifferent time. If you love adventure, Summer and Rainy season will be the best time. On the other hand, Winter will be the most pleasant of all but also is the busiest among all seasons.


  • What are the nearby places to visit from Mousuni Island Backpackers’ Camp?

You can try Mondarmoni, Digha, Tajpur or other beachs on that belt. You can hire fisherman for a boat ride directly, if you wish to, though Izifiso will not take any responsibility regarding this.  


  • Can I consume alcohol in the campsite?

Paper Boat Backpackers’ Camp is an adventurous campsite providing experiences very close to nature. As alcohol consumption is injurious to health, we strongly discourage the drinking of alcohol in the campsite.

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